Navigation Links
Prevent Home Fires with Tips from Amica Insurance
Date:11/4/2013

Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) November 04, 2013

House fires kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars in damage each year. In 2012, Amica Insurance’s claims division saw a spike in fire claims during the fall and winter months. That’s why Amica is providing tips to keep you, your family and your home safe from fires.

House fires can occur any time, day or night, so it’s important do everything you can to keep your family safe. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that in 2011, fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires, which caused 13,910 injuries, 2,520 deaths and $6.9 billion in direct damage.

Amica, the NFPA and other fire safety experts offer these tips for fire safety:

  • Talk to children about the dangers of playing with matches and lighters. Store matches and lighters in a locked cabinet or out of reach.
  • Turn off the stove and blow out any candles when you leave the room.
  • Make sure chimneys, fireplaces, wood and coal stoves and furnaces are regularly inspected and cleaned.
  • Keep combustible materials away from fireplaces, wood stoves, stove tops and other heating sources.
  • Store gasoline in approved containers and keep the containers in an outdoor shed or other area away from your home.
  • Make sure your smoke detectors are working, and make sure you have one for every floor of your home.

About Amica Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.

CONTACT: Vince Burks, Corporate Communications, 50 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865-1155, 800-652-6422, ext. 24563

Twitter: Amica

Facebook: Amica Mutual Insurance Co.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11298977.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Brock Educational Seminar Brings Experts in Injury Prevention, Sustainability and Landscape Design Together to Discuss Building Safer, More Eco-effective Playing Fields
2. 1 dose of HPV vaccine may be enough to prevent cervical cancer
3. Brushing your teeth could prevent heart disease
4. New IOF review provides guidance on fracture prevention in cancer-associated bone disease
5. Studies of experimental hepatitis C drug show promise for preventing recurrence in liver transplant
6. Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman Raises Awareness of Gum Disease Prevention for Dental Hygiene Awareness Month This October in Wayne, NJ
7. Exercise programs could help to prevent fall injuries in older people
8. Evaluation of hospital infection prevention policies can identify opportunities for improvement
9. Shifting Toward Preventative Healthcare Models in the United States
10. Diet Doc Hormone Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announces New Diet Plans, Providing Fast Weight Loss Now Found to Potentially Help Prevent Pancreatic Cancer
11. South Asians in Peel have lower cancer screening rates; increased risk of preventable disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/27/2017)... Plano, TX (PRWEB) , ... July 27, 2017 ... ... technology and outsourced services, announces the internal promotion of Elrene Clinkscales to Vice ... Operations – Claims & Remittance Management, reporting to Derek Morkel, chief executive officer ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, ... a stagiaire for the remainder of the 2017 season. One of our best development ... Tour of Utah. , “Every season we are excited to move an athlete from ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... Written By: Ashley D. Beall, ... in drug therapy for patients living with relapsing and primary multiple sclerosis that ... cell targeted therapy that has been proven to significantly reduce signs of disease ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... “We are dentists and we thought there ... Jose, Calif., “so we invented the MAGNETIC/ LOCK BRACKETS.” , The patent-pending MAGNETIC/ LOCK ... In doing so, it offers an effective alternative to traditional braces. As a result, ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... “We are thrilled to be ... for patients to schedule an appointment online in real time,” said Keith English, LocalMed ... Smiles provider directory will bring more Six Month Smiles patients to their providers.” , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/27/2017)...  West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ... 2017 and updated financial guidance for the full-year 2017. ... Reported net sales of $397.6 million, ... Net sales at constant currency (organic) grew by 3.9%. ... compared to $0.60 in the prior-year quarter. Second-quarter 2017 ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... Aesthetics, a leading medical aesthetic clinic in Singapore ... skin conditions from the inside. The natural process of ... skin becomes more transparent due to the thinning of the epidermis. Over ... the sun contributes to aging skin, causing age spots and other ... ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... 26, 2017 The Galien Foundation announced ... USA Award Nominees. Counted among the global ... recognizes outstanding biomedical and technology product achievement that improves the ... qualify, each candidate must be U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... demonstrate tremendous potential to impact human health. Sales data are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: